Andrographis ovata Benth. & Hook.f.

  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species : Andrographis ovata
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Andrographis ovata (T.Anderson ex Bedd.) Benth. & Hook.f.
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • Key identification features : Tall herb with glandular pubescent stem and pink corolla.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : September-February
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Occasional in mixed forests of Eastern Ghats.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Tamil Nadu State; Palakonda Hills (Kadapa district), Ethakonda Hills, Suchamanuri Hills (East Godavari district), Anantagiri Hills (Visakhapatnam district) (Andhra Pradesh State); Ganjam district, Kalahandi district, Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district) (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3 ; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. ovata. Downloaded on 21 February 2024.



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